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Mar 16, 2019 William Wolfe Capes
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LibriVox recording of The Roman Empire of the Second Century: Or, The Age of the Antonines by William Wolfe Capes. Read in English by Pamela Nagami This short overview of the Roman Empire from AD 96-180 opens as the murderers of Domitian raise to power the wise old senator, Nerva. Ignoring assassination rumors, his successor, the brave soldier Trajan, "went about the streets almost unguarded" and was easy of access to all classes. He was followed by the brilliant, gay emperor,...
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Mar 11, 2019 Maria Thompson Daviess
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LibriVox recording of The Daredevil by Maria Thompson Daviess. Read in English by LikeManyWaters Roberta, daughter of an American soldier and a French marquise, is returning to the childhood home of her father after his death in the Great War. Upon reaching New York she realizes that her Uncle, a woman-hater, has confused the genders of her and her small crippled brother. In order to please her Uncle and ensure medical treatment for Pierre, she becomes "Robert", his nephew. In her new...
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Mar 2, 2019 Various
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LibriVox recording of Short Story Collection Vol 078 by Various. Read in English by Peter Thomlinson; Dale Grothmann; Josh Kibbey; M Cunniam; Michael; Lynne T; Foon; Wayne Cooke; Chris Pyle; Colleen McMahon A diverse collection of short stories selected and read in English by Librivox readers. The ever-popular detective stories of Arthur Conan Doyle, including the demise of Sherlock Holmes, the quirky Ambrose Bierce and Bill Nye and the wistful Soul of the Violin will keep you entertained and...
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Feb 21, 2019 Anthony Trollope
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LibriVox recording of Linda Tressel by Anthony Trollope. Read in English by Simon Evers Linda Tressel lives a lonely life with her domineering aunt, Madame Staubach, in a large house in Nuremberg. Madame Staubach takes in the odious and much older Peter Steinmarc as a lodger and plans that Linda should marry him – entirely against Linda’s will. Meanwhile Linda falls in love with Ludovic Valcalm, a disreputable young man. The book follows Linda’s fortunes. - Summary by Simon Evers For...
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- Edna Adelaide Brown
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LibriVox recording of The Chinese Kitten by Edna Adelaide Brown. Read in English by Jennifer Dallman; Shasta; JayKitty76; Lynne T; April H; NoelBadrian; Lushnam; larryhayes7; Tivia Lynnell Lucy and Dora are so excited to learn they will be sleeping in a tent at the beach! Then Mother and Uncle Dan tell them that their kitten, Timmy is not invited, and Father says he might even run away. Arrangements must be made for Timmy... but will he agree to their plans? This charming story follows two...
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- Ignacio Manuel Altamirano
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LibriVox recording of Clemencia by Ignacio Manuel Altamirano. Read in Spanish by tonioluis; Lilith; Victor Villarraza; Pier; Zach Young; Claudia Hernández; KendalRigans Esta novela está situada en Guadalajara, México, en 1863. Se trata de amor, política y traición. Resumen de kathrinee. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free...
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- George Gissing
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LibriVox recording of The Crown Of Life by George Gissing. Read in English by annie70; Laura Riley So what is the crown of life? Follow the journey of Piers and Irene as they attempt to discover. It is both a coming of age novel and love story at the same time, one which would bring delight to philosophers with many conversations for and against imperialism, romantics who would follow the long courtship in the center of the plot, and sociologists who would follow with interest the vivid way in...
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- Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
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LibriVox recording of Carmilla by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu. Read in English by ashleighjane; ToddHW; Kristine Bekere; Theophania Laura grew up on a castle in the Austrian mountains with her father, slightly lonely as there are no potential companions around. Her loneliness is at an end when a carriage accindent close by their castle brings a mysterious visitor: Carmilla was injured in the accident, and remains at the castle to heal. But there is something dark about Carmilla. Is Laura in danger?...
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- Frederick Jackson Turner
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LibriVox recording of The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner. Read in English by Josh Kirsh; Colleen McMahon Frederick Jackson Turner was an extremely influential U.S. historian, who is best known for his "frontier thesis", which proposed that American democracy was profoundly shaped by the existence of an undeveloped frontier area from the founding through the 1880s. He originally put forth his idea in the essay "The Significance of the Frontier in American...
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- Richard Steele
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LibriVox recording of The Funeral: or Grief A-La-Mode by Richard Steele. Read in English by Availle; Beth Thomas; ToddHW; alanmapstone; Chris Cartwright; Son of the Exiles; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; Eva Davis; Nemo; Bhavya; Kay; Campbell Schelp; Rob Marland; Joseph Tabler; Devorah Allen; TJ Burns; Foon; Crln Yldz Ksr; thestorygirl; SaraHale; Sandra Schmit; Carol Pelster; pmstrahm; Treefairy; MajorToast; MrRogers The Funeral: or, Grief à-la-Mode, a Comedy, was written in the summer of...
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LibriVox recording of George Dandin: or The Abashed Husband by Moliere. (Translated by Henri van Laun.) Read in English by ToddHW; alanmapstone; Sonia; Leanne Yau; Tomas Peter; TJ Burns; Bhavya; MajorToast; Stefan Von Blon "The treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle having been ratified ... and peace being assured ... Louis XIV resolved to give a festival in his favorite gardens of Versailles. Moliere's comedy, George Dandin, formed the chief entertainment." The plot: A wife comes home rather...
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- Catherine Booth
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LibriVox recording of Godliness by Catherine Booth. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Ellies; Kathleen Moore; Devorah Allen; Aidan Williamson; Beth Thomas; mpcarlisle; Mari Patterson; Christine Coleman; pattymarie Catherine Booth and William Booth were a ministry team founding the Salvation Army, which has spread from its humble beginnings in England to a global church with a presence in 131 countries and a membership of 1.7 million. Although best known to many people for its relief and...
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- George Parsons Lathrop
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 14 recordings of The Ghosts of Growth by George Parsons Lathrop. This was the Weekly Poetry project for January 20, 2019. Read in English by Algy Pug; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Phjodor; Phil Schempf; Scott McMullan; Tomas Peter and tovarisch. The poet describes the beauties of nature after a snow fall, and the result of the mid-day sun. (D Lawrence)  For further information,...
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LibriVox recording of Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius, Book 2 by Niccolò Machiavelli. (Translated by Ninian Hill Thomson.) Read in English by merendo07; jenno; TerribleTy27; George Allen; Rita Boutros In "Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius", posthumous work by the author of The Prince, Machiavelli discusses the useful lessons that could be learnt from the past for the present. As the title mentions, the subject of the work is the first ten books of Livy's...
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- Sir Charles G. D. Roberts
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LibriVox recording of Earth's Enigmas by Sir Charles G. D. Roberts. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Jessica Renfro; April6090; Pete McElveen; KHand; Zloot; Matt Bounds; Nemo; Mitzi; Kate Follis Most of the stories in this collection attempt to present one or another of those problems of life or nature to which, as it appears to many of us, there is no adequate solution within sight. Others are the almost literal transcript of dreams which seemed to me to have a coherency, completeness, and...
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- Howard Saxby
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LibriVox recording of Dulcamara by Howard Saxby. Read in English by Foon; Erin Grassie; Larry Wilson; Stefan Von Blon; Greg Giordano; Maria de Fátima da Silva; James K. White; Bhavya This is a collection of poetry and prose by Howard Saxby. These pieces are the sort of stories and poems that can be enjoyed by children because the humour in them is universal, but they are more geared towards adults. The themes and intent of the pieces are varied, with humour prevailing in most items. - Summary...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, fiction, poem, humour, USA, prose, lullaby, 1900, 2019
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LibriVox recording of The Actress in High Life: An Episode in Winter Quarters by Susan Petigru King-Bowen. Read in English by Celine Major 1812 is the year and Portugal the location for this adventure. The characters for the most part are British officers. Lord Strathern sends for his daughter Lady Mabel Stewart presently in Scotland to join him in Elvas where he has stationed his brigade for the winter. The debonair Colonel l'Lisle is the hero of our story. The author provides a vivid look...
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- Margaret Vandercook
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LibriVox recording of The Camp Fire Girls at Sunrise Hill by Margaret Vandercook. Read in English by Debbie R. Baker Robinson; Kathleen Moore; Shasta; Suhail; James K. White; larryhayes7; BettyB Betty Ashton is so very bored! She is in her home, wanting something interesting to do, when she meets her new companion, Esther Clark. Esther has just arrived at the request of Mrs Ashton, to live with Betty and to help her in whatever way she needs. When the idea of becoming Camp Fire Girls is brought...
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- Bram Stoker
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LibriVox recording of Dracula (version 4) by Bram Stoker. Read in English by Corrinne LePage Dracula is an 1897 Gothic horror novel by Irish author Bram Stoker. It introduced Count Dracula, and established many conventions of subsequent vampire fantasy. The novel tells the story of Dracula's attempt to move from Transylvania to England so that he may find new blood and spread the undead curse, and of the battle between Dracula and a small group of men and a woman led by Professor Abraham Van...
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- William Dean Howells
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LibriVox recording of Heroines of Fiction by William Dean Howells. Read in English by Jim Locke This two-volume work includes heroines from the works of Eliot, Trollope, Hardy, Harte, Austen, Edgeworth, Scott, Dickens, Hawthorne, E. Bronte, Thackeray, and others. These studies of nineteenth-century literature were by a critical light of the time. (Summary by Jim Locke) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, social commentary, character delineation, religious controversies
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- Madame d' Aulnoy
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LibriVox recording of Compilation de Contes by Madame d' Aulnoy. Read in French by Christiane Jehanne Voici une compilation de Contes, divers. Pour les jeunes et tous ceux qui aiment les contes... Belle princesse, marâtre, ogre et ogresse, vêtements étincelants ou pas..., jalousie, féerie... Une gentille moralité, en fin de chaque conte, permet de réfléchir en famille. - Summary by ChristianeJehanne For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds,...
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- Charles Perrault
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LibriVox recording of Cuentos de hadas by Charles Perrault. (Translated by Josep Coll i Vehí.) Read in Spanish by Mongope Populares cuentos de Perrault narrados para los niños, en los que aparecen mundos fantásticos: Hadas, ogros, personajes malvados. Todos ellos encierran alguna enseñanza y poder educativo. - Summary by Montse González For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 15, Feb. 10, 1880. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing delightful serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, poetry, and more. This 15th issue of the serial, published on February 10, 1880, features stories of Valentine's Day generosity, a royal child wedding, a hero dog, and how our modern calendar came to be. This serial was...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, children, history, rome, fiction, dog, animals, books, non-fiction,...
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LibriVox recording of Harper's Young People, Vol. 01, Issue 14, Feb. 3, 1880. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Harper's Young People was an illustrated weekly publication for children containing serialized stories, short stories, fiction and nonfiction, poetry, craft projects and more. This 14th issue of the serial, published on February 3, 1880, features an eclectic collection of stories sure to delight present-day children as it did the children of centuries past. This serial was...
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Most of our time this week got taken up with dream explorations, so we did not have time for the usual talk/dialogue (Iliad was scheduled). But Pierre gives us a peak at what we will be doing next week, then. He refers, as usual, to the Balboa edition . More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, iliad, homer, book05
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. From Barbara: Today we read Book 4, Chapter 9 and the first page of Chapter 10. Pierre also explored divine progression and the need for a mean term, that the progression is accomplished through likeness....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, ch09, ch10
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- David Masters
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Excavation by David Masters. Read in English by Steven Seitel The Romance of Excavation: A Record of the Amazing Discoveries in Egypt, Assyria, Troy, Crete, etc., with Twenty-Nine Illustrations, by David Masters (Charles Edwin Brand, 1883-1965). From the Foreword: "In the following pages I have sought to reveal some of the romance of excavation, to tell the fascinating story of the men who have gone out into the desert places and dug up long-lost cities...
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- Edward Keble Chatterton
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LibriVox recording of The Romance of Piracy by Edward Keble Chatterton. Read in English by Dan Ficklin; Sonia; A. Bryan Johnson; Devorah Allen; Linda Johnson; Ciufi Galeazzi; Kristine Bekere; Joan Windle; ToddHW; Sarah Lorenowich The Library of Romance is a series of books concerning the romance of scientific facts, be it biology, chemistry, history, or politics. This volume is one of history, concerning an account of the known facts of piracy, starting with the vikings, and arching in history...
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- Kahlil Gibran
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LibriVox recording of The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. Read in English by Mark F. Smith The prophet Al Mustafa, before leaving the city where he has been living twelve years, stops to address the people. They call out for his words of wisdom on many sides of the human condition, and he addresses them in terms of love and care. He has much to offer from his observations of the people, and he illustrates with images they can relate to. The author, Gibran, was influenced by the Maronites, the Sufis,...
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- H. Rider Haggard
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LibriVox recording of Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard. Read in English by Anfinwen; VfkaBT; deongines; ToddHW; marjoriewilliams8907 A famed archeologist, an aging doctor, and a young army engineer set out across the African desert on a great adventure. Professor Higgs is in search of new archeological discoveries, Dr. Adams seeks to rescue his kidnapped son, and Captain Orme wants to forget an unhappy love affair. Maqueda, Daughter of Kings, ruler of the Abati, enlists their aid to...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, adventure, solomon, africa, sphinx
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LibriVox recording of Short Science Fiction Collection 064 by Various. Read in English by Nigel Fisher; Kivaun; Winston Tharp; Dale Grothmann; dan_h; Jessica Renfro; livhardy; Colleen McMahon; Peter Musgrove; Scott McMullan Science fiction is a genre encompassing imaginative works that take place in this world or that of the author’s creation where anything is possible. The only rules are those set forth by the author. The speculative nature of the genre inspires thought and plants seeds that...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Mars, time travel, space, aliens, speculative fiction, planetary
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- William Henry Harrison Murray
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LibriVox recording of Short Stories Of William Henry Harrison Murray by William Henry Harrison Murray. Read in English by David Wales Murray (1840-1904) was a sometime clergyman, journalist, and purveyor of the outdoor life. His books did much to popularize the virtues of outdoor experience, especially in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. Here are stories, some humorous some serious, of the out-of-doors, of love between man and woman, man and horse, man and dog, teacher and acolyte,...
Topics: librivox, audiobooks, dogs, death, short stories, American civil war, Westerns, horses, outdoors,...
Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Syposis Eldar explores his latest dream with Pierre midwifing. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
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Synopsis Four NS members explore their recent dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Julie's Dream - March 18 2019 (nap before school to give exam) I had this dream where I was like teaching for some kind of school, maybe a college, maybe jr. college and I was aware of or was reading this list of—or something where my name was associated with the fact that I had reported wrong— doings by students to this company called - I don t know, some name, “Truth reporting” maybe or something....
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
Synopsis Beginning next week, we'll be going back into Homer's Iliad , jumping into Book 9, and considering it from the angle of the pathologos that Achilles inherited from Phoenix. So Pierre gives us a brief introduction to prepare for next week's reading. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Synopsis Four NS members explore our dreams with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Belinda's Dreams Belinda's Dream 1 I was communicating telepathically/remotely over a long distance with someone who felt alone, different, unlike others. By me communicating with him in this way, he saw there were others like him. Belinda's Dream 2 ('the long one') The setting was my old neighborhood where I grew up. I was walking to the corner and a guy I knew lived there in a house there. I could hear him talking...
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Synopsis Pierre midwifes five of us on our dreams, including a new visitor, Anne. Dream Texts Eldar’s Dream April 5, 2019 (this is the last part Of a dream that I couIdn’t fully remember) 1. I run into Etien. We' re talking and he’s kind of excited to show me something on his phone, and heshows me a video of him next to the ocean. He’s on the beach. He’ 5 praying. He's on his knees and bowingdown his head to the ground, facing the ocean. He's praying to the ocean. As he’s doing that...
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Synopsis Two NS members explore the messages from the Dream Master with Pierre midwifing. Dream Texts Sayon’s dream 2pm today (2019-01-11) I don't know if I was driving or what had happened. But a man in his older heavier car had rear-ended us. My mom and I were there. I don't know if Ieff was there or not, but his wallet was. At one point the man was going through it and I didn't pay much attention to it. I figure he was looking for Jeff's license or something. We all were inspecting the...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSDRM, pg1
Synopsis Pierre gives us an evening of thoughts on Marsilio Ficino, the great/first translator of Plato into Latin, and Ficino's broad understanding of the ancient Greek philosophers, and the alchemists. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSFRI, pg1, liber-de-arte-chemica, ficino
Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapter 20. Attendees Pierre, Regina, Eldar, JulieH Highlights 0:00:30 Initial chit-chat on the recent drug-bust at the Los Angeles port. 0:03:20 discussion on dreams, mostly with Eldar...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read ... Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Eldar, Regina, JulieH Book 4, Chap 14. Barbara included a short excerpt of Thomas Taylor's translations, with emendations in the Greek, which we studied from...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, chap14
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read through Chapters 20 and 21 of Book 4. At the end we returned to Chapter 14 for elucidation of “paternal port”. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Eldar, David, JulieH, Regina More Info (*) Proclus'...
Topics: philosophy, plato, NSPRM, pg1, theology-of-plato, proclus, book04, chap20, chap21
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- Pliny the Elder; John S. White
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LibriVox recording of The Boys' and Girls' Pliny Vol. 2 by Pliny the Elder; John S. White. Read in English by Foon The Natural History of Pliny the Elder is one of the largest single works to have survived from the Roman Empire. The full work consists of 37 books, covering more than 20.000 topics ranging from astronomy and mathematics to botany and precious stones. The book became a model for later encyclopaedias and gives a fascinating overview of the state of scientific knowledge almost 2000...
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- Mary Elizabeth Braddon
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LibriVox recording of Asphodel by Mary Elizabeth Braddon. Read in English by Jim Locke; jenno; Rachel Lintern; Lynda Marie Neilson Like the Asphodel, a plant which grows far away from England, Daphne grows far away from home. In her first chance of freedom, at the age of almost 17, she finds an opportunity to forget for a while... Forget that her father, the renowned Sir Vernon Lawford, does not love her. To forget that, for some reason, nobody talks about her mother who traveled to the South...
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we started with a few Greek vocabulary from Chapter 18 of Book 3. But then there was a dialogue with Julie that lasted about 30 minutes about the role of light and divinity from a quote in Chapter 18....
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Pierre leads us through the Balboa translation of Homer's Iliad , Book 1, looking for occurrences of αυτο ('auto'), and considering how it might raise the meaning and significance of the Iliad if these are translated directly as 'Self'. More Info Pierre Grimes and Philosophical Midwifery The Noetic Society The Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society collection here on archive.org.
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 4, Chapters 12 and 13. Attendees Pierre, Barbara, Regina, JulieH More Info (*) Proclus' Theology of Plato (Thomas Taylor translation): Volume Eight in the Thomas Taylor series, ISBN-10:...
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Pierre Grimes and the Noetic Society
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Synopsis Pierre leads the Noetic Society Parmenides study group through another morning of study. Lately we've been taking a break from the Parmenides, going through Proclus' Theology of Plato (*) instead, in order to see how Proclus lays out the 14 orders of gods implied in the Parmenides. Today we read Book 3, Chapter 3 Attendees Pierre, David, Eldar, JulieH, Regina, Barbara Email letters to the group from Pierre: Letter 1 Greetings members of the circle of philosphers, In leaving the third...
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- Leopoldo Garcia Alas
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LibriVox recording of La Regenta (Tomo II) by Leopoldo Garcia Alas. Read in Spanish by Epachuko "La Regenta" está considerada la mejor novela española del siglo XIX y una de las más importantes novelas de la Historia de las letras en el mismo idioma tras "El Quijote" lo cual son palabras mayores. Pocas obras en castellano han generado tal cantidad de análisis y comentarios, y al mismo tiempo, han sido tan maltratadas por el poder político al habérsela considerado...
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LibriVox recording of Letters from Victorian Pioneers by Various. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Kathrine Engan; Kalynda; Barbara Baker; chocmuse; TriciaG; ChadH94; Nemo; Sonia; BettyB; KHand; garybclayton; Shana Burns; Jenny Bradshaw; Kristine Bekere; ToddHW A series of letters on the early occupation of the colony, the Aborigines, etc addressed by Victorian pioneers to his Excellency Charles Joseph La Trobe Esq. , Lieutenant-Governor of the Colony of Victoria in response to a circular letter...
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- Madison Cawein
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LibriVox  volunteers bring you 21 recordings of Knight - Errant by Madison Cawein. This was the Weekly Poetry project for  February 3, 2019. Read in English by Amy Gramour; Bruce Kachuk; Chris Pyle; Campbell Schelp; David Lawrence; DanielleM; Newgatenovelist; Foon; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lynne Schroeder; Nichalia Schwartz; Phil Schempf; Tomas Peter; tovarisch and The Voice before the Void.  Cawein's poetry allied...
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LibriVox recording of Hecyra: The Mother-In-Law by Terence. (Translated by Henry Thomas Riley.) Read in English by Availle; ToddHW; Leanne Yau; Devorah Allen; Eva Davis; Beth Thomas; alanmapstone; Tomas Peter; Nemo; TJ Burns; Sonia Terence's six plays are comedies written while he was a slave to a Roman senator. NOTE: the main plot elements in Hecyra are quite unacceptable today: Pamphilus has just married a woman he does not recognize that he had earlier raped in a drunken fit; nor does she...
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- Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
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LibriVox recording of The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey. Read in English by Judi Mason This is the third book of the Pixie O’Shaughnessy trilogy. In a story of love lost and found, Pixie matures from an inexperienced young lass into a wise woman. - Summary by Judith Mason For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more...
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LibriVox recording of Volcanoes and Vulcanology (1885-1917) by Various. Read in English by J. M. Smallheer This is a collection of short scientific articles on the study of volcanoes and related seismic activity published in Knowledge, A Monthly Record of Science between 1884-1917 - Summary by J. M. Smallheer For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording....
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LibriVox recording of Two Old Faiths: Essays on the Religions of the Hindus and the Mohammedans by John Murray Mitchell; William Muir. Read in English by Scientila Duddempudi This book contains two essays, one by each of the listed authors. They describe the two religions of Hinduism and Islam, their history, and their contrast with Christianity. This book was part of the curriculum for the C.L.S.C. (the Chautauqua Literary and Scientific Circle) in the early 1900s. (Summary by Scientila) For...
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LibriVox recording of What She Said and What She Meant, and People Who Haven't Time and Can't Afford It by Pansy. Read in English by TriciaG Two short stories by Pansy. In "What She Said and What She Meant," Mrs. Marks detests gossip and avoids it as much as she can. But what she does say is vague and suggestive. It is taken, added to, and passed on by others, so that it is no longer what she meant , and threatens to ruin people's reputations and lives in the process. In "People...
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LibriVox recording of My Queen: A Weekly Journal for Young Women. Issue 1, Sept 1900 by Lurana Sheldon. Read in English by CrystalMercy; Colleen McMahon; Kathleen Moore; Maria de Fátima da Silva; Ellies; Phil Chenevert; Foon This is the first issue of a wonderful weekly magazine aimed at young women. They each contain a novella following the adventures of Marion Marlowe, "Only a Farmer's Daughter" who went from "Farm to Fortune" and all written by the prolific :Lurana...
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LibriVox recording of Les Mystères de Paris - Tome 3 by Eugène Sue. Read in French by Nadine Eckert-Boulet; Margot; Martine; Christiane Jehanne; YasmineHaggag; Mayah; Laurette Livres 5 et 6 des Mystères de Paris, où l’on retrouve Rodolphe, faisant de son mieux pour aider les gens pauvres en détresse, et la Goualeuse, toujours répandant le bonheur, même à la prison. L’avocat Ferrand, déjà coupable de la ruine d’un bon nombre de personnages, met tout en œuvre pour la sortir de la...
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LibriVox recording of На краю света (On the Edge of the World) by Nikolai Leskov. Read in Russian by Mark Chulsky Повесть основана на подлинном случае миссионерской деятельности архиепископа Нила (1799-1874), но написана с характерным для Лескова гротеском и тщательной шлифовкой персонажей. Затронута необычная для...
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- Herman Melville
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LibriVox recording of Pierre, or The Ambiguities by Herman Melville. Read in English by Naduplants and Jim Locke. The life of a young heir, Pierre is altered when he meets a mysterious woman who claims to be his sister. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org . M4B...
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- Ivana Brlić Mažuranić
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LibriVox recording of Priče iz Davnine by Ivana Brlić Mažuranić. Read in Croatian by Josip B. Priče iz davnine, glasovita zbirka od osam pripovijetki-bajki Ivane Brlić-Mažuranić, u kojima je autorica ostvarila svoj književni vrhunac.[1] Zbirka je objavljena 1916. u izdanju Matice hrvatske, a drugo izdanje doživljava 1926. Radnju pokreću likovi iz pretkršćanske, slavenske mitologije, koje je Brlić-Mažuranić, inače i dvostruka kandidatkinja za Nobelovu nagradu za književnost,...
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- Robert Burns Wilson
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LibriVox recording of It Is in Winter That We Dream of Spring by Robert Burns Wilson. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Campbell Schelp; Newgatenovelist; Foon; fshort; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Graham Scott; Ian King; Jim Gallagher; Josh Kibbey; Lee Ann Howlett; Larry Wilson; Lucy Park; Michele Fry; Nan Dodge; Phil Schempf; Skip Gaul; Scotty Smith; Tomas Peter; tovarisch; William Mosqueda; Wyn Stewart. Robert Burns Wilson was an American painter and poet. Although his most famous poem was...
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LibriVox recording of The National Geographic Magazine Vol. 08 - 10. October 1897 by The National Geographic Society. Read in English by LibriVox volunteers. The National Geographic Magazine, an illustrated monthly, the October Number. It includes the following articles: The Enchanted Mesa, by F. W. Hodge Electric Street Railways, by John Hyde Geographical Research in the United States, by Gardiner G. Hubbard and Marcus Baker A Brief Account of the Geographic Work of the U.S. Coast and Geodetic...
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LibriVox recording of Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences by Arthur L. Hayward. Read in English by Jim Gallagher; PhyllisV; Ciufi Galeazzi; Kristine Bekere; SteveMiller; Elizabeth Miles; 5Tommy00; Blake Butler; DuckTD; Peter Musgrove; Dale Grothmann; John; Andrea Kotzer; Linda Johnson; Beau Wood; Jervis Hudson; Username146; Scotty Smith; Theophania; Lynne T; Colleen...
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- Charles Norris Williamson; Alice Muriel Williamson
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LibriVox recording of Secret history revealed by Lady Peggy O'Malley by Charles Norris Williamson; Alice Muriel Williamson. Read in English by John "If, two years ago, when I was sixteen, I hadn’t wanted money to buy a white frock with roses on it, which I saw in Selfridge’s window, a secret crisis between the United States and Mexico would have been avoided; and the career of a splendid soldier would not have been broken.” Read here what happened to the girl, the soldier, and the...
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- Theophrastus
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LibriVox recording of The Characters Of Theophrastus by Theophrastus. (Translated by Charles E. Bennett; William Alexander Hammond.) Read in English by David Wales Theophrastus ( c. 371 – c. 287 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, successor to Aristotle in the Peripatetic School. He wrote on many topics: biology, geology, physics, metaphysics, psychology, ethics, logic – and more. His book Characters… contains thirty brief, vigorous, and trenchant outlines of moral types, which form a...
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- Alice Calhoun Haines
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LibriVox recording of The Luck of the Dudley Grahams by Alice Calhoun Haines. Read in English by Colleen McMahon The Luck of the Dudley Grahams is the story of the four Graham children and their recently widowed mother, trying to make ends meet by taking boarders into their somewhat eccentric home, as told by 17-year-old Elizabeth to her diary. She chronicles their struggles with the boarders, housekeeping on a very tight budget, and the adventures of her three younger siblings. If the category...
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- Joseph Addison; Richard Steele
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LibriVox recording of Days With Sir Roger de Coverley by Joseph Addison; Richard Steele. Read in English by Elijah The author Sir Richard Steele, who was one of the Spectator's, gets the opportunity to spend a month in Sir Roger de Coverley's house. (Elijah Fisher) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a...
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LibriVox recording of The Garden God: A Tale of Two Boys by Forrest Reid. Read in English by Chuck Williamson The Garden God: A Tale of Two Boys is Forrest Reid’s tender, bracingly tragic reflection on adolescence, pantheism, Platonism, and homoerotic desire. A classic of “Uranian” literature, it tells the story of Graham Iddesleigh, a fifteen year old boy whose early childhood is spent in cloistered seclusion. He idles his time roaming his family’s idyllic country estate, fantasizing...
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- Rafael Sabatini
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LibriVox recording of The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini. Read in English by Carol Pelster Justin Caryll was an unwilling hero: an unwilling plotter of revenge, an unwilling spy and an unwilling pursuer of the woman he loves. Justin must thread a perilous path through various sticky wickets, between the machinations of his foster father, the violence of his brother, the relentless pursuit by the government's agent, his hopeless love for the hapless heroine, and the struggles of his own...
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- Winston Churchill
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LibriVox recording of The Crossing by Winston Churchill. Read in English by Bob R. This is an historical fiction novel. Many real characters of history are included, as well as fictitious ones. The saga takes place in the period slightly before the American Revolution, and extends for some years after that war. It covers the first movement of southern colonists, over the mountains, into Kentucky, then into the lands that would become Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois. The battles to take these lands...
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- Wilhelm Hauff
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LibriVox recording of Swanhilde, and other Fairy Tales by Wilhelm Hauff. (Translated by Carolyn Norris Horwitz.) Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. Wilhelm Hauff was a German poet and novelist, perhaps best known for his fairy tales ( Märchen ). Some of his stories, such as the Caliph Stork found in this volume, are popular in German-speaking countries to this day. In this book of fairy tales, we find the tale of the beautiful Swanhilde and various other stand-alone fairy tales, as well...
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- Arthur Scott Bailey
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LibriVox recording of The Tale of Turkey Proudfoot by Arthur Scott Bailey. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Ellies; Shasta; MajorToast; Nan Dodge Arthur Scott Bailey, a native of the state of Vermont, wrote over forty children's books using a variety of animals, birds and even insects to entertain. The Tale of Turkey Proudfoot is one of 16 stories of his Tuck-Me-In Tales series. - Summary by Larry Wilson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD...
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- Cissy van Marxveldt
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LibriVox opname van De H.B.S. tijd van Joop ter Heul door Cissy van Marxveldt. Gelezenin het Nederlands door Anna Simon. Joop ter Heul zit in de 3e klas van de H.B.S., en maakt graag plezier met haar vriendinnen van de Jopopinoloukicoclub. Ze heeft minder zin in het blokken voor de lessen, en het is maar de vraag of ze wel over gaat aan het eind van het schooljaar. Joop heeft een oudere broer Kees en zus Julie, een wat afwezige moeder en een strenge vader. Julie wordt verliefd op Joop’s...
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- Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer
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LibriVox recording of Ice Creams, Water Ices, Frozen Puddings by Sarah Tyson Heston Rorer. Read in English by BettyB; Bhavya; jenno; larryhayes7 This is a book of recipes for ice cream, water ice, and other refreshments for all occasions. Though it has become much easier for us to make icecream as compared to when these recipes were written, the recipes will still make tasty treats today! - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS...
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